We believe strong churches are essential for healthy communities and strong leaders are essential for strong churches. Providing proven, church-based, non-formal theological training for leaders. This includes the Antioch School, BILD Institute and hosting the Global Leadership Summit.
Strong leaders are essential for strong churches
And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also. — 2 Timothy 2:2
Trained leader events
The Antioch Initiative
A core group of area churches guide a church-based theological education system that integrates church leader development, community development, church planting and vocational pursuit.
In addition to local church-based ministry certificate, undergraduate, graduate and seminary degree programs, the Antioch Initiative helps establish and prepare leaders for ministry and career.
Central Arkansas is one of 6 “pilot cities” launching Antioch Initiatives in partnership with BILD International.
Global Leadership Summit
Coming in 2020.
Description: GLS is a two-day LIVE telecast event from Willow Creek Church campus to more than 550 locations in North America. Each year, one of our CityChurch partners here in Arkansas is a host site, allowing area leaders to refresh their skills, renew their minds and connect with other like-minded leaders. Every year, we see Christian leaders from all sectors equipped and motivated to improve their leadership impact.
Trained leader blog posts
Making a difference in LR
Dee shares how leading discipleship groups in his home using the First Principles series from the Biblical Institute for Leadership Development (BILD) is making a difference in Little Rock.
Baseball, Acts, and a Special Friend
As a middle infielder, and every other position, I faced the batter but now I faced the field, I faced my teammates. For me, changing to catcher gave me a completely different outlook of the game of baseball. It was crazy. A whole new way to see the game was opened up to me.
“The central conclusion is that the American church is dying due to a lack of strong leadership. In this time of unprecedented opportunity and plentiful resources, the church is actually losing influence. The primary reason is the lack of leadership.”
George Barna – Researcher and Author